PHT Morning Skate: Where Detroit might still add a defenseman


PHT’s Morning Skate takes a look around the world of hockey to see what’s happening and what we’ll be talking about around the NHL world and beyond.

CSN Washington continues it’s look at the players who could make up Team USA in the 2014 Winter Games. This time they’re talking about defensemen. It shouldn’t surprise you that Ryan Suter is regarded as a lock to make the team. (CSN Washington)

The Ollson Sports Group has put together a program called Share the Puck, which aims to give kids from lower-income households the opportunity to play hockey. (Ottawa Citizen)

Some footage of the Nashville Predators’ open house. (The Tennessean)

Chris Kuc examines some of the major issues that the players’ union and NHL owners must tackle in their ongoing CBA negotiations. (Chicago Tribune)

Sarah Kustok, who used to be a Blackhawks’ reporter for CSN, was doing a postgame interview with Alex Rios when A.J. Pierzynski smeared her face with a towel covered in shaving cream. It was her final night with CSN before leaving to work for the YES Network. (CSN Chicago)

The Detroit Red Wings might still add a blueliner before the start of training camp. (Detroit Free Press)